Inside the suites of Safeco Field are the typical, palatial amenities that come with a premium experience at a ballpark: private entries, leather seats, a food spread with numerous culinary options and drinks galore. They've become standard features across the industry. So how does Safeco Field now stand out? A new feature was added at the beginning of the 2017 baseball season and has now been incorporated to each of the ballpark's 59 suites. And all that's needed is the ability to speak clearly to a 9-inch tall audio device in each suite. "Hey Alexa, can you order me a beer?" The Mariners and hometown neighbor Amazon have partnered to put the Alexa voice-activated operating system in every suite
Joe Ross takes the mound for the Nationals as they try to sw _ _ p the Padres in this afternoons series finale. After an up and down start to the season which included a trip to Triple-A Syracuse, Joe Ross returned to the Washington Nationals rotation last week with a solid start against the Seattle Mariners. Ross, whos received 62 runs of support in his four major league starts, didnt need much help, holding the Mariners to a run on five hits in eight innings.
After 2012 saw a trio of perfect games, there hasn't been one in baseball since. Will that change this Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend? White Sox starter Miguel Gonzalez is perfect through six innings against the Tigers, needing only 69 pitches to retire the first 18 Detroit batters in order.